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|CA||Vetoed 09/2004||P-12||Content Standards|
Removes the authority of the State Board of Education to modify proposed content and performance standards in core curriculum areas. Deletes the statement that the standards are not subject to the Administrative Procedure Act. Requires the Superintendent of Pu...
|CA||Vetoed 09/2003||P-12||Content Standards: Review|
Requires the superintendent of public instruction, commencing in 2005, to conduct a periodic review of the content standards in areas of reading, writing, mathematics, history/social science, and science, and as part of that review, to hold regional public hea...
|VA||Signed into law 02/2002||P-12||Encouraging Input|
Directs the Department of Education to develop a website enabling educators to suggest improvements to the Standards of Learning....
|VA||Signed into law 02/2001||P-12||Revision of Standards of Learning|
Directs the Board of Education, prior to adopting or revising Standards of Learning resource guides and lists of recommended textbooks in any Standards of Learning academic subject, to conduct public hearings; states that prior to conducting any such hearings,...
|VA||Signed into law 03/2000||P-12||Regular Review of Standards|
Provides that the Standards of Learning in all subject areas shall be subject to review and revision every five years, beginning no later than 7/1/2000, to maintain rigor and to reflect a balance between content knowledge and the application of knowledge....